A Story About Living

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“A must-read memoir.... Both shocking and profoundly moving. This book is not just about gardening.”
— AARP blog
“A pleasure to read. Wall’s bittersweet story of human kindness has universal appeal.”
— Kirkus Reviews
“In this profoundly moving memoir, Owita teaches Wall how to find grace amid heartbreak and to accept that beauty exists because it is fleeting—as in her garden, as in life.”
— People, 4 stars
“In this lovely memoir, a surprising friendship blooms between a horticulturist with a harrowing secret and the author, a cancer survivor with a bad attitude and a sad yard. A perfect spring awakening.”
— Good Housekeeping
“In this heartbreaking yet heartwarming paean to the joys of friendship and gardening, Wall crafts an elegiac tribute to an extraordinary man.”
— Booklist
“No green thumb is required to enjoy the warmhearted pleasures of Carol Wall’s moving memoir, Mister Owita’s Guide to Gardening.... magnetically compelling ... Grace and gardening go hand-in-glove in this fine book about what really matters in life: friendship, kindness and watching a garden grow.”
— USA Today

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